BIR appoints two to chair positions

Recycling association names new chairs for communications and convention committees.

March 2, 2018
Edited by Dan Sandoval
Conferences & Events International Recycling News Nonferrous

Brussels-based Bureau of International (BIR) President Ranjit Baxi has announced the appointment of chairs for the association’s Communications Committee and Convention Committee. The new positions take effect March 1, 2018.

Named to head BIR’s Communications Committee is Mark Sellier of OneSteel Recycling Hong Kong Ltd. He replaces Kamiel van Wijk. In announcing the appointment, Baxi says Sellier has been an active member of BIR for years and previously was chairman of BIR’s Convention Committee.

The Convention Committee will be chaired by Murat Bayram of European Metal Recycling Ltd. (EMR), who has been active on the BIR Non-Ferrous Metals Division board since November 2015. Bayram also is an active member of the German recycling federation VDM. In naming Bayram to the position, Baxi stressed the strategic importance of the Convention Committee, which helps determine future convention venues, formats and programs.